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Alex Sears

Senior Counsel

Alex Sears is a Senior Counsel in Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP’s San Francisco Bay Area office. 

Mr. Sears’s practice focuses on complex litigation matters and representing the firm’s education and municipal clients.  He has extensive experience with arbitration, mediation, settlement negotiations and handling commercial litigation disputes, including contract, real estate, ADA accessibility issues, trademarks, copyrights, consumer lending, antitrust, employment and environmental and other complex litigation matters.  Mr. Sears has significant courtroom and general litigation practice experience, including law and motion practice and appellate briefing and argument.

Mr. Sears received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Science from the University of California at San Diego. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where he was editor in chief for the Communications & Entertainment Law Journal, and was elected to the Order of the Coif and Thurston Society.

Mr. Sears is admitted to practice in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California.

Law School:

University of California, Hastings College of Law

Honors: Order of the Coif, Thurston Society


University of California at San Diego – B.S., Cognitive Science

Court Admissions:

State of California; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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